(November 1958)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff; Murray Boltinoff (associate editor); George Kashdan (associate editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Captives of the Steel Sea Creature! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Chuck; Chop Chop]; Maegland
Reprints:
Keywords:
underwater

The Mystery Missile from Space! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chop Chop; Olaf; Hendrickson; Stanislaus; Chuck]
Synopsis:
A gang of interplanetary criminals lands on Earth and has to steal the materials to recharge their rocket.
Keywords:
aliens; anti-gravity; belt-radio; copper; jets; liquid oxygen; parachutes; pearls; spaceship

["Hunting in the jungle is fun for those..."] (Table of Contents)

Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typest

Indexer Notes

Ad for Tootsie Rolls candy.

[The Planet and the Pendulum!] (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?; Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Gil Kane; Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Gil Kane; Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Job Number:
HA 56

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange

Indexer Notes

House ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #17, including cover and interior half-page.

Cowboy Money (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Reprints:

["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park..."] (Table of Contents)

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Superman (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Ad for Palisades Amusement Park, N.J., featuring discount coupons.

["What a swell day for painting the house!"] (Table of Contents)

Ollie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ollie
Synopsis:
Ollie paints his bird house.
Keywords:
bird house; painting

A Day with the Blackhawks (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Hendrickson; Chop Chop; Andre; Chuck; Olaf; Stanislaus]; Jim Burrow; the Wolf
Synopsis:
A reporter spends a day accompanying the Blackhawks on their duties, but the Wolf secretly plans to use the visit as on opportunity to locate Blackhawk Island.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Blackhawk Island; catapult; jets; parachutes

["The daredevil driver in a race..."] (Table of Contents)

Tootsie Roll Pops / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for Tootsie Roll Pops candy.

Look to the Stars! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Lou Cameron
Inks:
Lou Cameron
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Bob and his friends are saved from being lost in the woods because Bob knows how to find Polaris, the North Star.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

["This temple is supposed to have a pool that was used for ancient rites."] (Table of Contents)

Peter Puptent Explorer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter Puptent
Synopsis:
Peter and a friend explore an ancient temple.
Keywords:
pool; temple

Space Terms and Talk (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A brief glossary of aerospace terms.

Captives of the Steel Sea Creature (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Hendrickson; Stanislaus; Olaf; Chuck; Chop Chop]; Maegland; Killer Shark (cameo)
Synopsis:
Killer Shark's former henchmen gain control of his giant mechanical Portuguese Man of War and attack several ships. Blackhawk disguises himself as Killer Shark to infiltrate and defeat the gang.
Keywords:
disguise; Hawk-Sub; Japan; mutiny; pearls; undersea

Enter the Big Tootsie Roll "Name the Bear" Contest (Table of Contents)

Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Contest to name the white bear in a red shirt that is appearing in Tootsie Roll ads. Contest closes November 8, 1958.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Captives of the Steel Sea Creature!
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. The Mystery Missile from Space!
    Blackhawk
  3. 2. ["Hunting in the jungle is fun for those..."]
    Tootsie Rolls
  4. 3. [The Planet and the Pendulum!]
    Adam Strange
  5. 4. Cowboy Money
  6. 5. ["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park..."]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. ["What a swell day for painting the house!"]
    Ollie
  8. 7. A Day with the Blackhawks
    Blackhawk
  9. 8. ["The daredevil driver in a race..."]
    Tootsie Roll Pops
  10. 9. Look to the Stars!
  11. 10. ["This temple is supposed to have a pool that was used for ancient rites."]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  12. 11. Space Terms and Talk
  13. 12. Captives of the Steel Sea Creature
    Blackhawk
  14. 13. Enter the Big Tootsie Roll "Name the Bear" Contest
    Tootsie Rolls
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